First Look: Why Stop Now Movie TrailerJesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, and Tracy Morgan star in the comedy movie Why Stop Now from directors Philip Dorling and Ron Nyswaner. Why Stop Now premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and will hit theaters on August 17th.
The film tells the bittersweet story of Eli Smith, a piano prodigy, and his mother Penny who despite her cheerful, loving disposition, struggles with drug addiction. On the day of his audition for a prestigious music program, Eli’s mother plans to enter rehab, but a glitch in the system forces them to enlist the help of an unlikely ally, her drug dealer Sprinkles. Circumstances conspire that turn them into a comical yet determined band of collaborators who are forced to deal with their internal demons over the course of the day.
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